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Q.Lima Beans

Zone 62666 | Anonymous added on October 16, 2017 | Answered

I grew lima beans for the first time this year, and as I had to do a lot of traveling this summer for work, the garden has kind of gone by the wayside. There are a lot of healthy looking lima bean plans (and beans) out there, but can I just let them dry on the bush and shell them out when they are completely dry and rehydrate them like navy beans?

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Answered on October 16, 2017

Yes, you can produce dry lima beans just as you've suggested. This article has a guide to growing dry beans (see page 2 for the lima bean advice):

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